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Nickname 'Fish' sticks with KU juco safety Smithson

Forget you ever read or heard the name Anthony Smithson. He doesn’t exist. Just ask him. Smithson, a junior-college transfer in the Kansas University football program’s latest signing class, goes by “Fish.” His grandmother gave him the aquatic alias when he was just an infant, living in Baltimore’s inner city. By Benton Smith

Column: Joel Embiid thrives in return to Kansas lineup

After the bumps and bruises that tend to gain steam through the night settle in, more will be known about just how close freshman Joel Embiid’s long, graceful, athletic body is to a full recovery from knee and back injuries. But he was far enough recovered to play a huge role in Kansas University getting out of a United Spirit Arena with a victory. By Tom Keegan

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 19

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Wednesday, Feb. 19.

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Nickname 'Fish' sticks with KU juco safety Smithson

Forget you ever read or heard the name Anthony Smithson. He doesn’t exist. Just ask him. Smithson, a junior-college transfer in the Kansas University football program’s latest signing class, goes by “Fish.” His grandmother gave him the aquatic alias when he was just an infant, living in Baltimore’s inner city. By Benton Smith

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Self: Jayhawks showed poise late at Texas Tech

Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self had a good feeling about what was about to transpire as he huddled with his players with 12 seconds left in Tuesday’s 64-63 victory at Texas Tech. “The demeanor was good. I think everyone felt comfortable with what we were trying to do. Certainly, we were fortunate, but it worked out well,” Self said. By Gary Bedore

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Feb. 18

Here's a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Feb. 18.